January

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State of the Union and openings for progress

The president's State of the Union speech provided openings and challenges for the labor and people's movements on jobs and economic security, peace and democratic rights.

On lessons of New Deal, GOP fails miserably

The New Deal economic recovery programs during the Great Depression of the 1930s showed how to solve economic crises without resorting to war.

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Spin, baby, spin: Connecticut debates wind turbines

Connecticut prepares for debate between "Drill, baby, drill" or "Spin, baby, spin," wind turbines vs. fossil fuels.

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Obama, triangulation and what’s our job for 2012

For Obama, triangulation makes sense, and focusing criticism on it instead of on putting together the grassroots structures for us to win in 2012 is a dead end.

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Job loss not so bad?

Most people would assume that losing your job would have grave psychological effects, but a recent study claims otherwise - what's up with that?